Pacific Games village get beds

PORT MORESBY, (POST COURIER) – The Bank South Pacific (BSP) Pacific Games Village is way ahead of time in its preparations for the Games. The Games Gold sponsor Brian Bell Home Centres Wednesday began installation of over 4000 bed frames into the accommodation blocks. All installation is expected to be completed over the next two…

PNG Pepes lack court time

PORT MORESBY, (THE NATIONAL) — Papua New Guinea netball coach Unaisi Rokoura says a lack of competition for her players is a major stumbling block in their preparation for the Pacific Games in July. A 20-member Pepes squad travel to Fiji today for a tournament that will involve the Fiji Pearls, a second Fijian representative…

OFC champions on track

SUVA, (FIJI TIMES) – Defending champions Auckland City remain on track in the Fiji Airways OFC Champions League following another win in the second round of the competition. The New Zealand-based side thumped Western United of Solomon Islands 3-0 to lead Group B on six points. City which finished third in the FIFA Club World…

AS Pirae out of the race

SUVA, (FIJI TIMES) – Last year’s semi-finalist AS Pirae of Tahiti crashed out of the Fiji Airways OFC Champions League after going down to debutants Gaitcha of New Caledonia 5-2 at Govind Park in Ba Tuesday night. Gaitcha showed a lot of improvement in the second encounter after the opening 3-0 loss to Ba. The…

Hekari United leads Group C

SUVA, (FIJI TIMES) – Hekari United with a 3-2 win over Tafea leads Group C of the Fiji Airways Oceania Champions League. The Papua New Guinea team, which has three points are equal level on points with New Zealand team Wellington FC but Hekari has a better goal forward meaning they are in the lead.…

Gannon adds experience to Lupe midfield

OFC: As far as football in the Pacific is concerned, Scott Gannon has seen his fair share of airport lounges. The Lupe Ole Soaga midfielder was brought into the side this year to offer some experience to the Samoan champions as they embarked on their first OFC Champions League campaign. And his impact was near…